from hunger

(strictly) from hunger

Sl. very mediocre; acceptable only when nothing else is available. This kind of entertainment is from hunger. The singer was strictly from hunger.
See also: hunger

from hunger

verb
See also: hunger
References in classic literature ?
said Danglars, more pale from terror than he had been just before from hunger and misery.
Also, we suffered from the cold, and later from hunger.
He raised her and smiled with such kindness and affection that I felt sensations of a peculiar and overpowering nature; they were a mixture of pain and pleasure, such as I had never before experienced, either from hunger or cold, warmth or food; and I withdrew from the window, unable to bear these emotions.
I suffered much from hunger, but much more from cold.
It happened that the eldest wanted to go into the forest to hew wood, and before he went his mother gave him a beautiful sweet cake and a bottle of wine in order that he might not suffer from hunger or thirst.
be free from hunger has been sanctioned in legally binding human rights
Put crudely, Ash in the Belly aims at sparking a fire in our belly about millions of Indians who continue to suffer from hunger.
Aguilera will also appear in World Hunger Relief restaurant posters with the quote "Together, we have the power to save lives and go from hunger to hope" and online efforts, including the campaign's website, FromHungertoHope.
I'm excited about my new PSA for World Hunger Relief and hope it will raise more awareness about the issue and move millions of people from hunger to hope.
Aguilera raises awareness of the hunger issue by appearing in new World Hunger Relief restaurant posters, including a never-seen-before photo of her in Haiti, with the quote, EoACA[pounds sterling]Together, we have the power to save lives and go from hunger to hopeEoACA[yen].
6 seconds); eight hundred twenty thousand lack adequate food (one in eight worldwide); and on September 11, 2001, there were twelve dead from hunger for every victim in New York (1).
There is, perhaps, no greater indictment of the current state of civilization than the coexistence of the morbidly obese with those who suffer from hunger on a daily basis, one of whom starves to death every 3.
5 million children who die from hunger related causes each year--one every five seconds.
Research among low-income families shows that mothers first sacrifice their own nutrition by restricting their intake during periods of food insufficiency in order to protect their children from hunger.
Aguilera will also appear in World Hunger Relief posters at KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurants with the quote "Together we can use our voices for good to save lives and move from hunger to hope," advertising and online efforts, including the campaign's website, FromHungertoHope.